When looking at a College know their policies on making accomodations for those with learning differences.
The The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (the Rehab Act), as well as various other state laws, prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities because of their disabilities. Colleges should not discriminate against individuals with disabilities.
Colleges are not allowed discriminate against any known student because of disability.
Colleges upon request should provide reasonable accommodations to a student with qualified disabilities, if that is needed to enable them to access their education. However, colleges are not required to lower quality or quantity standards to make an accommodation. Students may request such accommodation by contacting their college office of Equity and Diversity Initiatives, or the Dean.
A qualified disability is a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a record of having such impairment, or being regarded as having one even if the person does not actually have the condition.
An accommodation is any change in the learning environment or in the way things are usually done which results in equal educational opportunity for all individuals with a disability. Most colleges make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified student with a disability, unless the accommodation would cause an undue hardship on the institution. However, a college is not required to lower quality or quantity standards to make an accommodation.